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Virtual storytimes with the American Writers Museum

Virtual Little Squirrels Storytime: Episode 1

Our weekly Little Squirrels Storytimes have moved online! Since we can't gather together at the moment, we asked some of our friends to record themselves reading a children's story of

My America: Dipika Mukherjee

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Q&A with writer Rowan Hisayo Buchanan ahead of her March 12 event at the American Writers Museum

In Their Own Words: Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan In the editor's note of the Go Home! anthology, editor Rowan Hisayo Buchanan describes the Japanese term kaeru, which is "a specific verb

Women Writers to keep an eye on in 2020

Women Writers to Watch in 2020

Add these women writers to your to-read list. By Ariel Parrella-Aureli We are barely into 2020 and there are already dozens of women writers with compelling work that deserve recognition.

Juan Martinez featured in the American Writers Museum's special exhibit My America

My America: Juan Martinez

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

AWM Staff Reads: February

Reading Recommendations from the staff of the American Writers Museum. We think Leap Years are fun because it means there is one extra day in the year to read books!

My America: Erika L. Sánchez

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Bestselling author Julissa Arce discusses the trials and importance of writing about and for Latinx students in America so they may see someone like them.

“But Where Are You Really From?”

Julissa Arce on Writing For and About Latinx Youth in the Trump Era Julissa Arce is one of the writers featured in our exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers

New exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today is now open at the American Writers Museum

Immigrant Writers on Community

At a time when people around the world travel great distances to be home with their families, these immigrant and refugee writers share their feelings on themes such as family,

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